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CUEPACS Urges Government To Exempt GST For First House Purchase By Civil Servants

KOTA BHARU , Feb 19 ( Bernama )-- The Congress of Unions of Employees in Public and Civil Services has urged the government to exempt the Goods and Services Tax (GST) for the purchase of the first house by civil servants.

Secondary Property Market Provides Alternative To New House Buyers

By Mohd Afiq Zulkifli

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 19 (Bernama) -- Many lamented over the ballooning house prices and if there are houses available at affordable rate, the location will be far from the workplace.

Houses In Malaysia Remain Unaffordable,says BNM

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 14 (Bernama) -- Malaysia faces a shortage of affordable houses for the masses, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) warned in a report that also disclosed data showing houses in the country were "seriously unaffordable" in 2016 by international standards.

Efficient Affordable Housing Reforms Need Collective Efforts - World Bank

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 12 (Bernama) -- There is an adamant need for a collective and concerted efforts from all stakeholders to ensure affordable housing reform takes place efficiently, said the World Bank.

Malaysia Needs Centralised, Affordable Housing Initiative, Database: BNM

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 12 -- A centralised and affordable housing initiative and database will definitely enhance efficiency in planning, implementation and execution, said Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM).

Provision Of Affordable Homes Remains A Major Problem: KRI

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 9 (Bernama) -- The provision of affordable homes remains a major problem among policymakers worldwide, with Malaysia being no exception, said Khazanah Research Institute (KRI).

UEM Sunrise To Focus On Development Of Landed Properties In Iskandar Puteri

ISKANDAR PUTERI, Feb 8 (Bernama) -- Property developer, UEM Sunrise Bhd, will focus on the development of the landed residential properties here.

Malaysia Needs To Incentivise Material Imports To Boost Affordable Housing

By Azlee Nor Mahmud and Yasmin Ahmad Zukiman

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 7 (Bernama) -- Malaysia needs to further incentivise material imports in order to enhance its affordable housing ecosystem even though it is ahead of other countries in terms of its development, Australia's Compass Housing Services said.

Bukit Jalil PPA1M Completed 17 Months Earlier Without Using Govt Funds - PM Najib

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 6 (Bernama) -- The Bukit Jalil 1Malaysia Public Housing Project (PPA1M), which was completed 17 months earlier than scheduled, was the first such project built without using government funds as a result of the implementation of the 'cross subsidy method', said Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

Bukit Jalil 1MPHP Completed 17 Months Ahead Of Schedule

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 6 (Bernama) -- The Bukit Jalil 1Malaysia Public Housing Project (1MPHP) was completed 17 months ahead of schedule enabling 1,536 civil servants to have and move into their own home today.